A year ago I started the process of putting a VTec into my classic round-nose Mini. It’s been quite a process. One of the things I found lacking was the amount of digital assistance or plans for subframes. It would seem lots of people just go for a pre-made frame – which is all well […]
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With the new installation going on of a Honda VTec in the Mini, there are a number of elements to think about and contemplate. On Friday, we ran out of gas for the welder, and so my attention goes elsewhere to the build. One of the things I can do is work on […]
So today is a pretty massive day in the life of MAHVIN. Today, the VTec went into the engine bay for the very first time. Not only that but the subframe tower bolts went in and the car become one part. Sure – there are still some adjustments to be made, and some parts need […]
In 2008 I purchased a 1980 Morris Mini LE. It is still my dream car, and I love that I own one. Since owning it, I have replaced just about everything on it with something newer and more reliable. That was the plan anyway. In 2013, my brother and I put in a 1275 engine. However, […]
For a while I’ve been meaning to get around to finishing off my Mini’s boot. Since I got it painted, I ripped out the old backing, and was ready to put the new carpet base in. A can of adhesive spray that sticks your arm hair together later and it was done!
Took my Mini in to get a wheel alignment as a part of getting her WOF.